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Prelinger Archives
by Wilensky (Stewart)
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Exploration of the colorful counterculture of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Narrator: Jean Shepherd. Director, producer and screenwriter: Stewart Willensky. Beat life-avant-garde poetry and music: Charles Mills.
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Topics: New York City: History, Counterculture, Bohemianism
Prelinger Archives
by Centron Corporation
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Takes a look at modern economics as it documents the efforts of a group of young musicians who are unable to achieve financial success. Presents basic economic concepts in the form of real-life situations. Dramatizes a real economic case by actual members of a jazz-rock music band. Depicts its struggle to break into national popularity played against the real world problems of making a profit and surviving as a group.
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Educational Films
by Cybern Film Systems; Perennial Education, inc
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Also issued in super 8 mm Videocassette also issued Summary Shows how multi - spectral sensing greatly expands man's ability to survey Earth resources and to diagnose ecological ills, demonstrates how scientists use computers to help analyze and interpret multi - spectral images and suggests practical applications for multi - spectral sensing.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Remote sensing, Spectrum analysis, Natural resources, Resources
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Educational Films
by William Hale ; distributed by Rembrandt Films
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Director-Photographer, William Hale ; Producer, Antonio M. Vellani ; Music, Thomas Cutkomp Simon Rodilla, an Italian-American tile setter, wanted to leave his artistic mark on the world. The Watts Towers, forty-foot high spires of stone and pop bottle bits are the result Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the building of the Watts Towers by an Italian immigrant, Simon Rodia.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, California, Architecture
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Educational Films
by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Explores the rhythmic music of bells, rattles, and drums and shows how they are used today in Africa both as musical instruments and as a means of communication. Instruments are played separately and together, and traditional dances are performed. From the Discovering music series Summary
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Music, Musical instruments, Africa, Percussion instruments, Music,...
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Educational Films
by CRM Films
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Commentary by Duke Ellington Traces lesser streams of American music such as the hoedown, square dance, and hillbilly song. Tex Ritter at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry discusses country music. A close relation, folk music, is discussed and performed by Peter, Paul, and Mary Summary Traces the development of popular music or jazz in American history and life. Presents pictures and reproduced music that show the African and European roots in New Orleans jazz and gospel./ia metadata...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: American music, from folk to jazz and pop., Educational Film, Popular music,...
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Educational Films
by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
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eye 18,616
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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
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Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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A/V Geeks
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The story of what science has learned about the human senses and how they function. Includes documentary sequences. Subtitle files thanks to Elizabeth Hillman: GatewaysToTheMind.qt.smil GatewaysToTheMind.en_US.qt.txt To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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A/V Geeks
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On the surface, this film may seem like an average science film about time and space, but like most of films from the Moody Institute of Science, there is an ulterior motive. The films host Irwin Moon had an interest in science as a child and later incorporated that interest into his life as a pastor. He would tour the country giving his Sermons of Science where the marvels of science provide the visible evidence of a Divine plan of creation. His work with GIs during World War II showed him the...
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Topic: religion vs. science
Educational Films
by Eames, Ray; Eames, Charles; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Made under the sponsorship of Westinghouse Electric Corp Released in 1969 under the title Photography and the city
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Cities and towns, Photography
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Educational Films
by Fox, Donald. [from old catalog]
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An experimental film, composed almost entirely of special effects, which deals with the death and rebirth of mankind. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Deals with the end of mankind on earth, emphas./ia mrebirth rather than death. Uses special effects to prophesy man's liberation from his earthly bounds in order to roam the universe at will, implying man's faith and idealism. Renders into visual imagery the complex philosophical...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Eschatology, Philosophy, Film and video, Creativity, Writing, Writing,...
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada; McGraw-Hill Films
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Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the characteristics and dynamics of radio waves emanating from a dipole antenna.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Antennas, Dipole, Radio waves, Dynamics (Mechanics), Mass media,...
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